The workshops were held at the local film initiative UnCut by a lecturer from the Royal Institute of Art, during which young filmmakers and art students learnt to work with video mapping as they explored the various aesthetic, narrative and/or representational aspects of the medium.
The aim of the pilot study is to activate the neighborhood on several levels. A permanent large-scale work was produced on an industrial facade in Hagalund. In daylight, the painting resides in its own aesthetic completeness. When night falls a beam of light protrudes through the darkness and animates the fanciful figures on the wall. The mural painting undergoes a transformation.
The Hagalund industrial park is a priority neighbourhood for development, and Solna municipality and the building proprietors of Humlegården are working intensively to establish activities conducive to a favourable development of the area. The work was displayed on the rear facade of Gelbgjutarevägen 7 in Hagalund.
The pilot study addressed how a former industrial park can be vitalized through the embodiment of local creativity in contemporary artistic expression. This includes designing a context whereby young people can create, discover, challenge and influence. In visualizing new sides of one’s own back yard, discussions open up regarding future prospects and opportunities.
• Display of works (stencils) for projection mapping
• Technical installations
• Workshop in projection mapping / video mapping at UnCut in collaboration with the Royal Institute of Art, culminating by a vernissage
• 2nd of February 10 am—4.30 pm Full day of seminar “Stadens ytor—möten mellan rörlig bild och arkitektur” in Hagalund
• 2nd of February 4.30 pm—6.30 pm Vernissage for the piece, Kaninfågeln, and the video pieces
2nd of February—1st of March, 2018:
• Video piece projected every evening and night between 4.30 pm and 8 am
Film Capital Stockholm’s project Smart Kreativ Stad, in collaboration with Lapiztola, Solna municipality through the local actors UnCut and RÅMATERIAL/Black Sheep, the real estate concern Humlegården, the Royal Institute of Art, and students at the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, and Xenter.
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